The Mechanical Process Engineer performs product specific assembly line design including creation of all assembly instructions, development of all tooling (assembly and material handling) and assembly training. They are the process experts in this area. They are also responsible for managing quality improvement efforts within the mechanical assembly area.
Meet product efficiency targets.
Drive high manufacturing quality as a minimum expectation of the team. Lead regular quality circle meetings with their respective manufacturing area.
Manage quality activities to achieve a first pass yield goal of 100% (process defects only) at QA and test on all managed assemblies. Requires development of quality plan and monitoring for all products that do not meet goal
For assigned customers, must attend regular customer quality meetings with the PME and present system assembly quality data including root cause and corrective action plans
Perform DFM analysis on all mechanical assemblies
Train mechanical assemblers for all processes and any product that they build
Develop a manufacturing plan for assigned products and complete all assigned assembly line, instructions and tooling development to plan commit dates
Strong working knowledge of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems. Must have some mechanical design experience (design and development of custom assembly tooling would meet this requirement)
Superior, creative problem solving capabilities
Be able to work independently and manage multiple competing priorities
Strong desire to train and share knowledge
Excellent knowledge of Soildworks, Auto CAD, MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
High customer service attitude
Integrity, honesty, and sound decision making
Gain closure on all assigned issues/projects
Detail oriented and analytical
Drive for continuous improvement
High level of quality awareness
Minimum of 2 years experience in mechanical assembly and mechanical assembly line design
BS degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience
EMS experience is optional but beneficial.
Strong background in lean manufacturing techniques